Sprinter Dutee of Odisha bags gold in inter state 200 metre dash

Lucknow, 6 June-2014: Ace woman sprinter of Odisha Dutee Chand won a gold medal in the 200-metre sprint on the second day of the 54th National Inter State Senior Athletic Championship-2014 here today.

Sprinter Dutee of Odisha bags gold in inter state 200 metre dash

Sprinter Dutee of Odisha bags gold in inter state 200 metre dash

Dutee won the event in 23.72 seconds while her state mate Srabani Nanda won the bronze in the same event with a timing of 23.82 seconds.

However, another Odisha athlete Amiya Kumar Mallick missed the podium by a whisker as he came fourth in the 200-metre sprint clocking 21.57 seconds.

In the next event scheduled for tomorrow, Dutee and her state mate Jauna Murmu will contest in the 400-metre run while Amiya and Srabani will compete in the 100-metre sprint.

The four-day event would conclude on June 8.

(Input Source: Odisha Sun Times)